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My time in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

My time in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Firstly above all I want to say that my wish was to visit this beautiful country because since I was a child I fell in love with its language, music, culture. Four months ago I took a gap year and I decided that I want to volunteer abroad and I realized that it was...

Community Internship in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Community Internship in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

I’ve spent the last 2 months doing a community development internship in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Within which time I’ve had the opportunity of working with some truly inspiring organizations. I’d contemplated doing volunteering for a few years but never thought...

Tour de Tulum

Tour de Tulum

Tour de Tulum is a 30km bicycle ride from our base at Pez Maya to Tulum, combined with a scavenger hunt. It will put our four teams to the ultimate test, to make it through the tasks to get to Tulum, dressed as an endangered marine animal to promote the work of...

A week from Pez Maya

A week from Pez Maya

This week saw me enter my fourth week volunteering with GVI at Pez Maya, and it is still as beautiful and fulfilling a place as it was when I arrived. My first month has gone too quickly. Although I have settled into the daily routine, I find that I am still learning...

Four Months at Pez Maya

Four Months at Pez Maya

Imagine waking up every morning to the ocean waves breaking just a couple feet from the front of your hut. That is every morning at Pez Maya. I was a volunteer for two months at base, and then returned as a scholar in the beginning of January! It has been an...